Trip reference number: 8488

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Kamchatka’S Forgotten Coast

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The Russian Far East offers an extremely diverse and interesting assemblage of wildlife and habitats, and is home to one of the world’s most endangered waders, the spectacular spoon-billed sandpiper.

This 13-night cruise aboard the comfortable Spirit of Enderby explores the stunning volcanic landscapes of Kamchatka and Chukotka, cruising through the remote wilderness of the Commander Islands along the coastlines of the Russian Far East. Zodiac outings ensure memorable views of vast seabird colonies, particularly on the cliffs of Verkhoturova Island, encounters with Steller's sea eagle on the Zhupanova River, and superb sightings of Steller's sea lion, Pacific walrus and Kamchatka brown bear.

Sailing in the Pacific Ocean offers fantastic opportunities to see cetaceans, as orca, beluga, humpback and grey whale, as well as beaked and fin whale, all migrate through these waters.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Embark Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  2. Day 2: Zhupanova River
  3. Days 3-4: Commander Islands
  4. Day 5: Karaginskiy Island
  5. Day 6: Verkhoturova Island and Govena Peninsula
  6. Days 7-10: Koryak and Chukotka Coast
  7. Days 11-12: Meinypil’gyno
  8. Day 13: Cape Navarin and Keyngypilgyn Lagoon
  9. Day 14: Disembark at Anadyr

Please note: The above itinerary is for guidance only - programmes may vary depending on local ice and weather conditions, the availability of landing sites and the opportunities to see wildlife. The final itinerary will be determined by the expedition leader on board. Kayaking is available at a supplement.

  • Available*: Jun
  • Group size: 50
  • Price excluding international flights: From £7,132 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Boat trip
    • Photography
    • Sea kayaking
    • Walking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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